"Make yourself an ark of gofera wood. Make rooms in the ark, and cover it with pitch inside and outside.
This is how you are to make it: The ark will be 450 feet long, 75 feet wide, and 45 feet high.b16
You are to make a roof,c finishing [the sides of the ark] to within 18 inchesd [of the roof.] You are to put a door in the side of the ark. Make it with lower, middle, and upper [decks].
"Understand that I am bringing a deluge-floodwaters on the earth to destroy all flesh under heaven with the breath of life in it. Everything on earth will die.
But I will establish My covenant with you, and you will enter the ark with your sons, your wife, and your sons' wives.
You are also to bring into the ark two of every living thing of all flesh, male and female, to keep them alive with you.
Two of everything-from the birds according to their kinds, from the livestock according to their kinds, and from every animal that crawls on the ground according to its kind-will come to you so that you can keep them alive.
Take with you every kind of food that is eaten; gather it as food for you and for them."
And Noah did this. He did everything that God had commanded him.